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I want to be able to scan from the terminal and then send the scanned output to a specific directory. Can this be done from the terminal.

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scanimage is installed by default.

And here's me using it:

oli@bert:~$ scanimage -L
device `epson2:libusb:002:003' is a Epson PID 084F flatbed scanner

oli@bert:~$ scanimage -d "epson2:libusb:002:003" --format tiff > rawr.tiff
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